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Despite a painfully slow weekend at the box office, Dreamworks’ animated tale, Kung Fu Panda 3, was able to retain dibs on the top spot thanks to the dreaded Super Bowl weekend and a surprisingly weak showing of the George Clooney-led comedy, Hail, Caesar! Movie industry insiders know that Super Bowl weekend usually translates into a…

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Leonard DiCaprio’s Oscar-nominated film, The Revenant, outpaced both Ride Along 2 and Star Wars to take a slow weekend box office. No doubt thanks in part to the winter storm ravaging the East Coast, The Revenant, was able to claim to the top spot with a mere $16 million take. To put things into perspective, $16…

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The brothers-In-law are back and the force (and box-office crown) is now with them, Ride Along 2, Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s long anticipated sequel to their record-breaking 2014 comedy, is finally here and not only did it take the No. 1 spot in its opening weekend, but it also managed to end the reign of Star…

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Esteemed film and television producer Will Packer took to Facebook yesterday to give his thoughts on the lack of diversity reflected in this year’s Oscar nominations. In a lengthy and heartfelt post, the Straight Outta Compton producer congratulated all of the nominees, including the two white screenwriters of Compton, then gave something of a shoutout…

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To say that the buzz surrounding Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest film, The Revenant, has been strong would be an understatement. The Revenant stars DiCaprio as real-life fur trapper Hugh Glass, who was mauled by a bear and left for dead by his exploration group. Even before the film’s nationwide release this weekend, many critics had begun…

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It looks as though we are witnessing cinematic history in the making. With another extremely profitable week spent atop the weekend box office, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has leaped within striking distance of James Cameron’s Avatar to claim the title of highest grossing movie in North American history. The J.J. Abrams-directed blockbuster snagged another…

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You would think with Star Wars: The Force Awakens proving itself to be a billion dollar blockbuster money magnet Donald Trump would be fan of the film, but alas it doesn’t appear to be so. The Republican presidential frontrunner recently shared a disparaging campaign ad that accuses President Obama of prioritizing Star Wars over the…

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Another week, another million sold. It was just a normal week at the office for British singer Adele as her latest album, 25, sold another 1.16 million copies. Thanks to a Christmas sales surge, 25 is now the only album (non-reissue) in the history of SoundScan to sell more than a million copies in three separate…

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Nothing else stood a chance. A number of factors played a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ never before seen record-breaking opening weekend of $238 million: the huge following and sheer dedication fans have to the brand, the massive marketing campaign embarked launched on behalf of the film, no fellow blockbuster to contend with in…

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Producer J.J. Abrams reveals the identities of some of the key players invading Star Wars: The Force Awakens, via old-fashioned trading cards. In 1977, the first collection of Star Wars Topps trading cards were unveiled, quickly becoming all the rage for collectors and fans alike. In light of the holiday season, we can see why Abrams…

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